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McVeigh’s motivations where driven by his own personal beliefs that the Unites States conducted the raids on Waco in an over powering manor. He wanted to show the government thatthey are just as vulnerable as everyone else in the U.S. is He was not on the radar of the FBI because he had not shown any intentions of committing any kind of terrorist acts. In fact, McVeigh was a decorated Army veteran who served in the Gulf War and earned a Bronze Star for combat Valor he never was on the radar of the FBI (Wenzel, 2019). It was not until his arrest and interviews on the reasons behind his
Running Header: HLS 210 Case 23doings. They learned of his extremist ideologies and his anger over Waco so there was no way for anyone to know what his intentions where especially the FBI and the local authorities. From your reading, How Government Agencies Fight Terrorism (2017), briefly discuss which federal agencies are most directly responsible for ensuring that such a domestic terrorism attack does not occur in the future.The government has five primary agencies that are directly responsible for ensuring that domestic terrorism attacks do not occur. They are the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the U.S State Department, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), and the U.S. Department of Treasury (ELearners website). DHS is always working on ways to improve on the way the conduct their business when it comes to terrorism. This will help ensure that their partners, stakeholders, and senior leaders receive their intelligence in order to make decisions. A critical mission of the DHS is to make sure that the
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Federal Bureau of Investigation, Central Intelligence Agency, Oklahoma City bombing, Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, Timothy McVeigh
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